Nick Twomey, 19, and Jessica Bowen, 18, were not expecting to be homecoming king and queen.
Liens, tax warrants and judgments against Sean Maher, an at-large candidate in the board of education race, have surfaced on various social media websites.
Rocky River Elementary School is one of 78 Title 1 schools statewide that has been recognized for student performance.
Piedmont High senior football player Nathan Burgess spent four nights in the Intensive Care Unit at Carolinas Medical Center-Main in Charlotte and has now been hospitalized there for a week. Burgess suffered a collapsed lung and a lacerated kidney from a hit to the lower back while playing on the offensive.
Weddington improved to 8-1 on the season witth an impressive 34-0 road win over Sun Valley. The Warriors' defense had seven sacks and three takeaways in their second shutout of the season. Other scores involving Union County include:
Marvin Ridge 34, Piedmont 28
Forest Hills 33, West Stanly 7
Cuthbertson 35, Anson 19
Monroe 36, Parkwood 15
Mt. Pleasant 42, CATA 28
Butler 55, Porter Ridge 0
Former Monroe High star Jamison Crowder eclipsed 3,000 career receiving yards for Duke last weekend, making him the ninth player in ACC history to reach that milestone. Crowder is three catches away from passing former Clemson star Sammy Watkins for third all-time on the ACC receptions list.
After 26 years as a head football coach, Ron Massey impacted a lot of lives. Some of Union County's head football coaches expressed their feelings after he died during the season at the age of 56 on Oct. 11.
Since Adam and Eve we have longed for the perfect apple
Jax is a sweet, loving Husky mix, whose Carolina blue eyes would melt the hearts of most Tarheels.
Cute puppies and fluffy kittens abound at the Union County Animal Shelter this week!
Fin is a sweet little girl who will swim into your heart.
Despite drawing ever since she was very young, Gina Rugito-Anderson recently chose to make it more than a hobby.
I believe in Kay Hagan
Stand up for Second Amendment
Thoughts of my mother — Ward Mullis
Week recognizes the work of nurses — Garett Schreier
Our Eighth Amendment — Lloyd Weichinger
Is redistricting really necessary? — Collin Love
Make your insurance choices wisely — Byron Ward
There is no risk of a constitutional convention
Take nothing at face value … investigate
Finally scared enough to vote?
Check the batteries in your smoke detector
Transparency vs. paranoia
When the health care debate began, I warned that the President’s health care bill was the wrong direction for our nation and North Carolina. I offered an alternative then—The Patients’ Choice Act—along with Senator Tom Coburn because health care was broken before Obamacare.